Tuesday, December 3, 2013
ACC's lunchtime links
By David M. Hale
It was fun while it lasted, but I think I’m done with “Homeland.”
- Tremendous column from the Winston-Salem Journal’s Dan Collins on the legacy of Jim Grobe, who resigned as Wake Forest’s head coach Monday.
- A decision on the fate of Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston could come as early as this week, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
- Florida State’s No. 1-ranked defense managed to put just one player on the All-ACC first team, writes Tomahawk Nation.
- Duke isn’t expecting many believers when it takes on the Seminoles in the ACC championship game, writes the Tallahassee Democrat.
- DeVon Edwards credits his work at cornerback for much of his success at safety this season, writes the Charlotte Observer.
- The Roanoke Times says what Virginia Tech’s record and the All-ACC balloting already showed: The Hokies are not among the ACC’s elite teams.
- Steve Addazio is pushing for tailback Andre Williams to get serious Heisman Trophy consideration, writes the Boston Herald.
- In spite of the loss to South Carolina, the Orange Bowl still looks like the likely destination for Clemson, writes The Post and Courier.
- Georgia Tech’s bowl options are narrowing, writes the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, with the Belk Bowl and Music City Bowl the most likely options.
- And in Miami, the Hurricanes are simply playing the waiting game to see how the bowl scenarios shake out, writes the Miami Herald.
- Syracuse quarterback Drew Allen says he doesn’t regret transferring from Oklahoma, writes The Post-Standard.
- Virginia players are backing Mike London to keep his job as head coach, writes The Roanoke Times.
- For Dave Doeren and NC State, the rebuilding process is already underway, writes the Charlotte Observer.
- Tar Heel Blog looks at the good, bad and ugly from North Carolina’s loss to Duke in its regular-season finale.
- In its first year in the league, Pitt placed six players on the All-ACC team, highlighted by defensive tackle Aaron Donald, writes the Post-Gazette.
- Meanwhile, in Maryland’s final year in the league, the Terps were shut out of All-ACC balloting completely for the first time since 1997, writes The Washington Post.